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Guest Mix: LeyLine

In anticipation of much-loved club night Ritual returning to Fulham’s Under the Bridge on October 5, fast-rising – and now London-based – producer LeyLine has offered up a fierce bass mix drawing on noted contemporaries including Phaeleh and Hannah Wants, as well as dance glitterati Zed Bias and Scotty



Album Review: Author – Forward Forever

On their second collaborative full-length as Author, Forward Forever, the dubstep duo – made up of Jack Sparrow and Ruckspin – draw on a variety of sounds that range from jazz to funk fusion.

After Time’, which features Quark, has a bit of everything in …



Guest Mix: Memory9

With his dread-filled, sub-terrestrial latest single, ‘The Abyss Within‘, Milan-born producer Memory9 – aka Gadi Sassoon – combines elements of sci-fi escapism, theatrical urgency and unsettling hypnotism. His Aquatic Geometry mix, which we’re bringing you the premiere of today, feels like an elongation of this: a 33-minute deep



Guest Playlist: Benin City

With their debut album, Fires in the Park, due early next month on Audio Doughnuts, bass-heavy, ethno-clash troupe Benin City took us on an audio tour of the sounds that have inspired them while creating it. Here, the group’s frontman Joshua Idehen (who co-wrote the songs with multi-instrumentalist



Club Beat #124: BUR Interviews 03: Chris Lawyer

“Tek, tek, tek, tek…” Yeah, you know the track! This month’s Bosphorus Underground interview sees us talking to one of the leading lights in the minimal scene and proponent of the burgeoning fakmetal genre, Chris Lawyer. Read on as Chris gives us some insight into his journey into minimal,



Review: Resonance Showcase at Pacha

Not quite Mayfair and not quite Shoreditch, Pacha’s London outpost inhabits a strange alternative that’s nestled somewhere in between both. So, while the music policy has become arguably less watered down in recent times, the crowd’s penchant for all things high-end is still very much intact.

Indeed, it the freezing …



Preview: Horizon Festival, Bulgaria

It’s hard not to have your attention piqued when a press release arrives in your inbox describing a “hedonistic week of underground electronic music,” let alone one that goes on to reveal that said week is taking place against the breathtaking backdrop of the Pirin mountains in Southern Bulgaria. Well, …



A Sound Of 2013: Trap

A hybrid of hip hop, grime and bass music, trap is now the new favourite genre of any hipster worth their weight in snapbacks – and I’m proud to say that I pledge my allegiance to the Trap Flag.

It’s just as likely to make you slut-drop to the ground …



Issue 61 New Music: Roses Gabor

We first clocked on to Roses Gabor last year when SBTRKT released his much lauded debut album. Roses featured on one of the stand out tracks, ‘Pharoahs’ – her husky, playfully lush vocals had us hooked, so when she released a mixtape on her Soundcloud at the start


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Tips For 2013 Advent #15: Smiler

Smiler is a staple player in the UK hip hop scene, having started dabbling in music around 2005. His inspiring amounts of ambition and articulacy (demonstrated in this Freshly Squeezed interview) make him incredibly likable  unlike other artists he’s likely to be clumped with (e.g. Example, Pro Green). His single …